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Ryan's Playbooks

While researching service opportunities, we came across Ryan's Playbooks, sponsored by DoSomething.org. We printed out templates and spent an afternoon with 60 students making activity books for school-aged children in hospitals. We made math puzzles, crossword puzzles, word-searches, coloring pages, artistic challenges, and word scrambles for over 200 patients. We delivered these books to St.Peter's University Hospital in New Brunswick, NJ. We have a second delivery, yet to be made.  Read More »

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Leadership Day

Every March Pinkerton Student Council hosts a Leadership Training day for incoming eighth grade students. We aim to reach out to the soon-to-be high schoolers who have proven to be leaders in their middle schools, and show potential for leadership on a larger scale. Since Pinkerton Academy has seven different middle schools sending student to our high school, we think it is important that new students become aquainted with the school and some of the traits our school has to offer. We… Read More »

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Food Bank Volunteering

Members of the Belvidere High School Student Council in Illinois spent their spring break the right way by volunteering at a local food bank for a day. Members got to experience and learn more about how important their volunteer commitment is to our community. Our Food Bank helps serve millions of people food each year and it is a great opportunity for us to get involved. Student Council members got to package and sort canned goods along with completing other similar tasks. "Our members know… Read More »

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Upcoming
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NASC National Conference
Albuquerque, NM, June 26 - June 28

Student leaders and advisers from NASC will be gathering for a national conference that provides essential leadership training and celebrates leadership, civic engagement, service, and the voice of student leaders. Visit NASCConference.org for more information.

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84th Anniversary of NASC
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Celebrate the founding of the National Association of Student Councils with your chapter!

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NHS/NJHS Renewal Deadline
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Renew by June 30th every year to ensure uninterrupted service!

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Chapters in the Spotlight

Epic Charter Schools
Oklahoma City, OK

Operation Gratitude. Using guidance from the national Operation Gratitude website, NHS members from Epic Charter School in Oklahoma City, OK, took a day to write nearly 60 letters to military personnel serving overseas.

Milton Area School District
Milton, PA

Community Welcome Buckets. The chapter at Milton Area High School, in Milton, PA, helped welcome new residents to their community by distributing buckets with welcome gifts. The project aimed to ensure support for schools from the whole community. They were also featured in the local paper!

Benson High School
Portland, OR

Friends of Tree Planting. Chapter members from Benson High School in Portland, OR, joined with a local community group to plant trees and beautify their community.

Brookfield Central High School
Brookfield, WI

Pen Pals to the Rescue. Read about Brookfield Central High School’s pen pal program featuring NHS members in Brookfield, WI, who linked up with English language learners at local elementary schools.